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Democracy Now! 2020-08-07 Friday07/08/2020 Duración: 59min
We spend the hour with President Trump's niece Mary Trump, whose new book describes how his dysfunctional family fostered his greed, cruelty and sexist and racist behavior, and discuss how it shaped his mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic and more.
Democracy Now! 2020-08-06 Thursday06/08/2020 Duración: 59min
On the 75th anniversary of the U.S. dropping the world's first atomic bomb in warfare, Hiroshima survivor Hideko Tamura Snider recounts her horrific experience; How the U.S. government controlled the media narrative to justify its use of the atomic bomb.
Democracy Now! 2020-08-05 Wednesday05/08/2020 Duración: 59min
We speak to a doctor in Beirut after Tuesday’s massive explosion in the port and look at Lebanon’s economic, political and public health crisis with journalist Rami Khouri; Calls grow to break up Big Tech monopolies as their CEOs make record profits.
Democracy Now! 2020-08-04 Tuesday04/08/2020 Duración: 59min
How Jared Kushner's White House task force abandoned a nationwide coronavirus testing plan; human rights advocates demand the release of jailed asylum seekers and immigrants amid the pandemic; Border Patrol agents raid a humanitarian aid camp in Arizona.
Democracy Now! 2020-08-03 Monday03/08/2020 Duración: 59min
As President Trump floats delaying the 2020 election, we speak with historian Nils Gilman, who gamed out what a contested election would look like, and LaTosha Brown of the Black Voters Matter Fund; Moroccan journalist Omar Radi has just been arrested.
Democracy Now! 2020-07-31 Friday31/07/2020 Duración: 59min
We play excerpts from President Barack Obama's eulogy for civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta; We also hear remarks from senior pastor Raphael Warnock and Rev. James Lawson, a champion of nonviolence.
Democracy Now! 2020-07-30 Thursday30/07/2020 Duración: 59min
Professor Noam Chomsky on why neoliberal policies left the country unprepared for a public health crisis, how Cuba has helped other countries during the pandemic, Israel's threat to annex the West Bank and the upcoming U.S. election.
Democracy Now! 2020-07-29 Wednesday29/07/2020 Duración: 59min
Attorney General William Barr is grilled by House lawmakers; Civil rights legend John Lewis is remembered by Rev. Raphael Warnock, who will preside over his funeral at MLK’s former church, and fellow Freedom Rider and SNCC leader Bernard Lafayette.
Democracy Now! 2020-07-28 Tuesday28/07/2020 Duración: 59min
As COVID-19 vaccine trials continue around the world, we look at who is profiting from the race to develop a cure; In Texas, hundreds who came to the U.S. seeking asylum were secretly held in hotels before being expelled from the country.
Democracy Now! 2020-07-27 Monday27/07/2020 Duración: 59min
Protests continue as Trump deploys federal forces. We speak with activists in Portland and Seattle. Princeton professor Eddie Glaude on the radical legacy of Rep. John Lewis, and his new book on James Baldwin's America and lessons for today.